Lois J. Liberman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in New York, NY

Blank Rome LLP
 | The Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10174-0208
Phone: 212-885-5000
Fax: 212-885-5001
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Lois J. Liberman is a partner and chair of the matrimonial and family law practice group at Blank Rome LLP in New York, New York. Ms. Liberman serves a wide group of high net worth New York clients, advising and litigating on matters, including divorce, custody, equitable distribution, paternity, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, same-sex agreements and more.

Licensed to practice in New York since 1989, Ms. Liberman has been involved in many high-profile cases over the course of her career. She has appeared on various media programs and has been featured in publications, including the Huffington Post and People magazine, advising on matrimonial and family law issues. Along with her role as an attorney, she is a neutral evaluator in the Supreme Court of the State of New York’s Matrimonial Neutral Evaluation program.

Actively involved in her community, Ms. Liberman has spoken for New York-based bar associations and the Association of Divorce Financial Planners and is a member of the Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law. She is also heavily involved in the New York Women’s Bar Association, serving as co-chair of the matrimonial and family law committee, as well as the judiciary committee and takes on pro bono cases through the organization.

In addition, Ms. Liberman serves in various roles in her position at Blank Rome LLP. She has been a member of the diversity, nominating, technology and women’s steering committees and she currently co-chairs the summer associate program.

Ms. Liberman has achieved the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from the peer review group Martindale-Hubbell. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and earned her law degree from the University at Buffalo School of Law.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 9 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2018

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About Lois Liberman

Admitted: 1989, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.blankrome.com/index.cfm?contentID=10&bioID=5185

Honors/Awards:

  • “Super Lawyer" in Family Law by New York Super Lawyers—Metro Edition, 2010-2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Technology Committee
  • Diversity Committee
  • Women’s Steering Committee
  • Partner Nominating Committee
  • Co-Chair, Summer Associate Program
  • Co-Chair, Judiciary Committee and Matrimonial & Family Law Committee
  • Member, New York Women's Bar Association
  • Member, Judiciary Committee of the Women's Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • American Bar Association
  • New York

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Neutral Evaluator, Neutral Evaluation Program, Supreme Court, Civil Branch, New York County, New York
  • Member, Women’s Forum
  • Member, Interdisciplinary Forum on Mental Health and Family Law

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Seven Ways to Help Your Client Prepare for a Divorce, September 14, 2015
  • 10 Things You Should Do Before You Discuss Divorce With Your Spouse, March 8, 2016
  • A Potential Alternative to Divorce, August 10, 2015
  • Lecturer, Association of Divorce Financial Planners

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • New York State, C.C. vs. M.C., 21 Misc. 3d 926, 867 N.Y.S.2d 884, 2008 N.Y.Misc. LEXIS 6011, 2008 NY Slip Op 28398, 401 N.Y.L.J. 81 (2008)

Newsletters:

  • The Top Five Things to Do Before You Discuss Divorce with Your Spouse Posted on February 7, 2017 by Blank Rome LLP Lois Liberman and Marilyn Chinitz You are facing one of life’s most difficult transitions. After putting your financial affairs in order, but before broaching the topic of divorce with your spouse, we recommend that you prepare yourself by consulting experts who can provide the guidance and support you will need. Knowledge is power, and being fully informed will enable you to protect your rights and those of your children. more..., Love Bytes, Family Law

Educational Background:

  • Wellesley College, BA
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Office Location for Lois J. Liberman

The Chrysler Building
405 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10174-0208

Phone: 212-885-5000

Fax: 212-885-5001

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Last Updated: 1/27/2019

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